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Do You Believe in Free Will or Destiny?
There are people who believe every important event in a person's life is predetermined.  It is their destiny.  Others believe absolutely that humans have free will and therefore the ability to make...
Feb 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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ACLU Comment on Harris County’s Termination of 287(g) Agreement
  HOUSTON — Yesterday, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez fulfilled a campaign promise and announced Harris County’s termination of its 287(g) Immigration and Nationality Act agreement with U.S. Immigration and C...
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Oscar Survey: 21% of Americans Hope Hollywood Stays Out of Politics This Sunday
With the Academy Awards coming up  this Sunday , a survey shows Americans hope the Oscars don't take a political turn.    Did you know: >> 25% of Americans think celebrities shouldn't voice their p...
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Texas A&M explores what firefighters can reveal about PTSD risk
    COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Firefighters are exposed to a range of potentially traumatic stressors in their jobs, and many cope perfectly fine. However, a not-insignificant percentage of them deve...
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Reshipping Job Scams Don’t Deliver
Better Business Bureau is warning job seekers about a scheme that promises you big money by working from home. It could actually land you in trouble with the law for shipping stolen goods. It’s cal...
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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BBB to Host 2017 Small Business Tax Update
Better Business Bureau Serving Central East Texas is hosting the March Lunch.Learn.Lead workshop for BBB Accredited Businesses/Charities and their guests on Monday, March 6 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:...
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ACLU Comment on Trump’s Mass Deportation Instructions
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
  NEW YORK — The Trump administration today released instructions implementing its mass deportation executive orders. Omar Jadwat, director of the ACLU’s Immigrants’ Rights Project, had this reacti...
UT/TT Poll: Texans take a hard line on immigration and refugees
by ROSS RAMSEY, The Texas Tribune
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Graphic by Emily Albracht UT/TT Poll: Texans take a hard line on immigration and refugees by Ross Ramsey Feb. 21, 2017 Led by self-identified Republicans, Texans favor bans on Syrian refugees, bloc...
UT/TT Poll: Support for marijuana growing like a weed in Texas
by ROSS RAMSEY, The Texas Tribune
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Graphic by Emily Albracht UT/TT Poll: Support for marijuana growing like a weed in Texas by Ross Ramsey Feb. 21, 2017 Texans are more open to legalizing marijuana — and not just for medical use — a...
UT/TT Poll: Texans want a health care program that’s not called Obamacare
by ROSS RAMSEY, The Texas Tribune
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
UT/TT Poll: Texans want a health care program that’s not called Obamacare by Ross Ramsey Feb. 21, 2017 The Affordable Care Act is unpopular, but Texans don't want to get rid of it until they know w...
Property Tax Reform and Relief Gets a Big County Backer
Feb 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Montgomery County Passes Property Tax Reform & Relief Resolution 5-0   HOUSTON  – Lt. Governor Dan Patrick and Senators Paul Bettencourt (R-Houston) and Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe) commended Montg...
Trump Jeopardizing National Security
by DONALD MOSKOWITZ
Feb 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
As a former Naval Intelligence officer, I am concerned with the Administration's adverse impact on our national security. It appears Trump campaign aides, including former Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, c...
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